Virginia Changemakers
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At a time when women had few rights, Ann Makemie Holden managed her large plantation on the Eastern Shore and strove to uphold the ideals of the American Revolution.
Accomack County

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Annie Belle Daniels, the founder of the Madam Daniels School of Beauty Culture, is an influential civil rights and political activist in Newport News.
Newport News

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A track star and Olympic champion, Benita Fitzgerald Mosley serves as president and CEO of Women in Cable and Telecommunications and works to expand opportunities for young women in sports.
Haymarket

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A president of Central Coca-Cola Bottling Company for more than twenty years, Betty Sams Christian enriched her community through philanthropy.
Richmond

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A native of Ireland, Chris Little co-founded a successful software and human resource consulting company.
Charlottesville

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Christiana Campbell became one of Williamsburg's most prominent and successful tavern keepers during the Revolutionary era.
Williamsburg

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Christopher Bernard Howard sets an example for Hampden-Sydney students and for everyone through his impressive sum of service to the country and youth-enrichment efforts in Africa and the United States.
Hampden-Sydney

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Claudia Alexander Whitworth has worked diligently over the decades to improve the quality of life in Roanoke.
Roanoke

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Clementina Rind was the first female printer in colonial Virginia.
Williamsburg

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Corazon Sandoval Foley is an advocate and leader for collecting stories of Asian American immigrants through oral history and research projects within her community.
Fairfax County
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